About Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas is an expansive metropolis in north Texas with a population of over 1 Million. The 9th largest city in the US, Dallas is also the leading business and financial center in the Southwest and the top tour destination in Texas. Dallas has it all from a thriving culinary scene, leading arts district, countless luxury accommodations, professional sports, trendy entertainment districts and endless shopping opportunities.
Dallas Quick Facts
- Dallas has one of the highest concentrations of corporate headquarters than any city in the US.
- Dallas has more shopping centers per capita than any other major city.
- Dallas has 4 times more restaurants per person than New York City.
City of Dallas Links
- Dallas City Hall
- Dallas Visitors & Convention Center
- Dallas Cultural Affairs
- Dallas Libraries
- Dallas Map
- Dallas Recreation Centers
City of Dallas Facilities
- American Airlines Center
- The Cotton Bowl
- Dallas Farmers Market
- Dallas Love Field Airport
- Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
Dallas Sports Teams
Founded in 1888, the Dallas Zoo is the oldest in Texas. It's also the largest, on 95 developed acres and featuring about 1,500 animals from 300 different species. The Dallas Aquarium is also housed in Fair Park, which features more than 6,000 aquatic animals.
Dallas Museum of Art
Named one of the top 10 art museums for kids by Child Magazine, The Dallas Museum of Art has special family audio tours to make art for fun for youngsters. The museum has more than 23,000 works spanning 5,000 years of human creativity.
The Dallas Arboretum is a 66 acre garden with 2,400 varieties of plants. Located near beautiful White Rock Lake, it features spectacular views and a rock garden concert pavilion.
Sixth Floor Museum
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza allows visitors to remember President John F. Kennedy and learn more about his death and the events following it. Original media reports, videos of worldwide reaction and recreations of how the sixth floor looked that fateful day in November 1963 are all included.
Dallas Heritage Village
On 13 acres near downtown Dallas, Heritage Village offers a glimpse into the lives of Dallas dwellers from the mid-1800s to the early 1900s. Nearly 40 historic structures are preserved here, teaching visitors about all aspects of pioneer life.
One of the most visible landmarks in Dallas, Reunion Tower at the Dallas Hyatt Regency is open for visitors to take the elevator up 55 floors to take in a stunning 360-degree view of the city.